Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1945 – Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg (More info)

1947 – Princess — now Queen — Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London (More info)

1962 – President John F. Kennedy agrees to lift the American blockade of Cuba, thus ending the Cuban Missile Crisis (More info)

1969 – The Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, stunning the American public (More info)

1985 – Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released (More info)